CHULMLEIGH | £315,000


A beautifully presented Grade II Listed SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE situated in the centre of this popular small town offering spacious and well laid out THREE BEDROOM & TWO BATHROOM family accommodation including a separate Sitting Room and Dining Room and a bespoke farmhouse style Kitchen with private WALLED GARDEN to the rear.
SITUATION Chulmleigh is a small but busy town set in the heart of rural Devon. It is the centre for an active and friendly community and offers a good range of local shops including a butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, hardware store etc, along with the excellent Chulmleigh Academy offering schooling from the ages of 3 to 16 years of age, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, bank, churches, library, two public houses and a community run Sports Centre and a short 18 hole golf course. The market town of South Molton to the north and Crediton to the south both offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and the local railway station at Eggesford, 2 miles, provides a rail link between Exeter and Barnstaple. Road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can easily be accessed at South Molton. Barnstaple, North Devon's regional centre, and the Cathedral and University city of Exeter both offer the wide range of shopping, amenities and facilities one would expect from the countys principal town and city. Tiverton, the M5 motorway at Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway station, which provides a fast Intercity rail link to London Paddington, are both approximately forty-five minutes drive.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a range of Leisure Centres at South Molton, Tiverton, Crediton and Barnstaple, near-by tennis courts and clubs, local rugby, football and cricket clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further near-by golf courses at Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and watersports on North Devons scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hours drive.


DESCRIPTION The Old School House is a beautifully presented Grade II Listed semi-detached character house situated a short walk from the centre of Chulmleigh offering light and spacious three bedroom and two reception room family accommodation with an attractive bespoke farmhouse style Kitchen, as well as two first floor Bathrooms and a ground floor Cloakroom. The property, believed to date back to the late 18th/19th century, is of traditional stone and cob construction under a pitched slate roof with rendered and colour washed elevations and painted sash windows throughout. The current owners have maintained the house to an exceptionally high standard retaining most of its original period features including a traditional fireplace in the Sitting Room housing a multi-fuel stove, many original strip pine board doors throughout as well as a most attractive polished board floor in the Dining Room. The Old School House also benefits from oil fired central heating and partial double glazing. Outside and to the rear of the house there is a most attractive and good sized walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a useful storage shed to one side.

ENTRANCE From East Street two steps lead up to the half obscure glazed front door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with coat hanging space to one side, oak board floor, electric meters and fuse boxes, with doors to the Sitting Room and Dining Room.

DINING ROOM A good sized family room with sash window to the front, with stained wood sill and radiator below. At the other end there are fully glazed French doors opening into the Kitchen. The Dining Room is finished with a polished oak board floor and a inset display niche fitted with shelving.

KITCHEN A lovely farmhouse style kitchen fitted with a range of cream bespoke shaker style units to two sides under a polised butchers block work surface with tiled splash backs, including and incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink with a brushed chrome mixer tap set below a window to the rear over looking the garden with tiled sill and a integrated 'Neff' dishwasher to one side. On one side of the sink is space and point for a dual fuel range cooker with a further window to the rear with tiled sill to one side. In one corner is the 'Firebird Enviro-Max' combi oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. The Kitchen also benefits from space and point for a fridge and a freezer, radiator, 8 inset ceiling down lighters, a track of three ceiling spot lights, extractor fan and a ceramic tiled floor. At the rear a half glazed door over looks and leads out to the rear garden whilst at one end a door opens into an Inner Hall. On one side French doors open into the Sitting Room.

INNER HALL with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and door to one side opening into the

CLOAKROOM fitted with a low level WC set below an obscure glazed window to the rear with tiled sill and radiator to one side. Coat hanging space and inset ceiling downlighter.

SITTING ROOM Another character room with the sash window to the front over looking East Street with radiator below and stained wood sill. On one side is a lovely strip pine storage cupboard fitted with floor to ceiling shelving, whilst on the opposite side is an original fireplace housing a cast iron multi fuel stove with brick hearth and inset heavy beam over. The Sitting Room also benefits from a shelved display niche to the rear, two wall lights and a feature part exposed stone wall. On one side a door opens onto the stairs leading to the

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with doors to the Bathroom and three Bedrooms, hatch to roof space, smoke alarm. At one end is a built in storage cupboard fitted with slatted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM A large double bedroom with window to the front over looking East Street with striped pine sill and radiator below. In one corner is a built in cupboard fitted with storage shelving whilst along one wall is a further range of built-in cupboards and wardrobe and matching central door opening into an internal En-Suite Bathroom. The Master Bedroom also benefits from exposed ceiling beam and telephone point.

ENSUITE BATHROOM An internal bathroom currently used as a storage room but fitted with a matching coloured suite comprising a panel bath with tiled splash backs, a pedestal hand wash basin and a low level WC.

BEDROOM 2 Another large double bedroom with window to the front with radiator below, exposed ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with window to the rear over looking the garden with radiator below, door into the bathroom and shelved display niche.

BATHROOM fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panel bath with stainless steel mixer tap with telephone style shower attachment and fully tiled splash backs; low level WC; a pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splash backs and mirror fronted medicine cabinet over; and a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a 'Mira jump' electric shower with glazed shower doors. The Bathroom is finished with an obscure glazed window to the rear with radiator below, a chrome ladder towel rail, a wall mounted heater, hatch to roof space and a three inset ceiling down lighters.

OUTSIDE From the Kitchen a half glazed back door opens out onto a quarry tiled seating area with steps and path up to the garden. The garden is of a good size and completely walled creating a private, safe and secure enclosed environment for children and pets being mainly laid to lawn, with mature shrub borders. On one side there is a log store and a useful storage shed, whilst on the opposite side there is the oil tank.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil Fired Boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.
Floorplan for CHULMLEIGH